Posted by in News, Resources, Uncategorized on June 6, 2014

Domestic violence is biggest threat to West Africa’s women

Husbands, not strangers or men with guns, are now the biggest threat to women in post-conflict West Africa, according to a report by the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The IRC report, Let Me Not Die Before My Time: Domestic Violence in West Africa, based on data collected over 10 years by the IRC in Sierra LeoneLiberia and Ivory Coast, said domestic violence is the “most urgent, pervasive and significant protection issue for women in west Africa”. Read More here.

Source: theguardian.com

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